heliodon

noun he·li·o·don \ˈhēlēəˌdän\

Definition of heliodon

plural

-s

  1. :  a device consisting of a pivoted platform and a spotlight on a vertical track used to simulate sun and shadow orientation for any latitude and day of year for a proposed building

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Origin and Etymology of heliodon

New Latin, from 1heli- + -odon (from Greek hodos way, path) — more at cede


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